1. Flood Preparedness and Response Updated Sept. 14

    Lake County is continuing to monitor flooding caused by heavy rainfall in the region over the past week. Water levels are rising on the Des Plaines River, as water makes its way downstream Additional Info...
  2. Help Document Flooding by Submitting Form

    The Stormwater Management Commission continues to assess localized flooding. Residents can help Lake County document the extent of flooding by sending a photo and the location of flooding in or around their homes and neighborhood. Submit Form
  3. Lake County Vehicle and Equipment Auction

    Cars, trucks, landscape equipment and other surplus items from municipalities and government agencies will be up for sale at the Lake County Municipal Auction conducted by Obenauf Auction Service, Inc. Read on...
  4. Fall Hydrant Flushing Begins Monday, Sept. 23

    Lake County Public Works will conduct its semi-annual water hydrant flushing program beginning Sept. 23, 2019, depending on weather conditions. Read on...
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Lake County’s Strong Financial Management Helps it Secure AAA Bond Rating

Lake County in 2019 has once again been awarded AAA bond ratings, the highest possible, by both Standard & Poor's Financial Services (S&P) and Moody’s Investors Service, two of the world’s largest credit rating agencies.

The high rating is important because it helps keep borrowing costs low and reflects a vote of confidence by financial experts in Lake County's strong financial management. In part because of the AAA rating, the county will realize more than $7 million in savings on borrowing costs over the next nine years from replacing and reissuing two transportation bonds. Read more